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walesonline
Mum jailed after dishonestly claiming over £70k in tax creditsis £87,450." The joint investigation begun in January 2015, led by NHS Counter
walesonline / Posted an hour ago
is £87,450." The joint investigation begun in January 2015, led by NHS Counter Fraud Service Wales, and involved the Department for Work and Pensions and HMRC. Byron Broadstock, defending Gunter, said his client’s marriage had been a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Vote to pause Universal Credit passes as Tory MPs don't even bother to take partto deny it will cause a “surge” on foodbanks, with Birkenhead asking for 15 ton
Daily Mirror / Posted an hour ago
to deny it will cause a “surge” on foodbanks, with Birkenhead asking for 15 tonnes of donations. The red-faced Work and Pensions Secretary also admitted one in 25 claimants - 2,000 a month - wait more than ten weeks for full payment. And 52% of... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Was Jeremy Corbyn right about the cost of the universal credit helpline?claimant would pay as much as 55p per minute to call the universal credit helpl
Channel 4 News / Posted 3 hours ago
claimant would pay as much as 55p per minute to call the universal credit helpline – despite what Mr Corbyn suggested.The Department for Work and Pensions wasn’t getting any money from the helpline anyway A FactCheck freedom of information... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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The News and Star
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
The News and Star / Posted 3 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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Whitehaven News
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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express
What is Universal Credit? The Universal Credit benefit row explainedis this. Is the rollout a matter of gross incompetence or calculated cruelty?"
express / Posted 4 hours ago
is this. Is the rollout a matter of gross incompetence or calculated cruelty?" In response, Theresa May said that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) had been listening to concerns raised during the roll of Universal Credit. She said:... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Specter of Corporate Exodus Leaves Connecticut Budget in Crisisis leaving Connecticut for Boston or New York City because of taxes," said Patr
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 hours ago
is leaving Connecticut for Boston or New York City because of taxes," said Patrick Flaherty, an economist at the state’s Department of Labor. “We are quite frankly a suburban state. It’s not what people want at the moment." That moment was the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Specter of Corporate Exodus Leaves Connecticut Budget in Crisisis leaving Connecticut for Boston or New York City because of taxes," said Patr
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 hours ago
is leaving Connecticut for Boston or New York City because of taxes," said Patrick Flaherty, an economist at the state’s Department of Labor. “We are quite frankly a suburban state. It’s not what people want at the moment." That moment was the... Read more
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birminghammail
Some Universal Credit claimants wait TEN WEEKS for moneyWork and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has admitted some Universal Credit clai
birminghammail / Posted 5 hours ago
Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has admitted some Universal Credit claimants have to wait ten weeks for their money. It follows warnings that the controversial new benefits system will leave thousands of Birmingham residents unable to pay... Read more
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express
UNIVERSAL CREDIT: May rejects calls to halt system roll-out as helpline charges scrappedMay has rejected a call to halt Universal Credit roll-out Appearing before a C
express / Posted 5 hours ago
May has rejected a call to halt Universal Credit roll-out Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norwich MP Chloe Smith ‘working hard behind the scenes’ to secure positive outcome for Colman’s and Britvic employeesand food minister, George Eustice, to seek DEFRA’s influence on Unilever’s deci
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 hours ago
and food minister, George Eustice, to seek DEFRA’s influence on Unilever’s decision. She said she had also spoken with the Department for Work and Pensions to ensure its rapid response service was available if necessary. Ms Smith said she had also... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich MP Chloe Smith ‘working hard behind the scenes’ to secure positive outcome for Colman’s and Britvic employeesand food minister, George Eustice, to seek DEFRA’s influence on Unilever’s deci
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 6 hours ago
and food minister, George Eustice, to seek DEFRA’s influence on Unilever’s decision. She said she had also spoken with the Department for Work and Pensions to ensure its rapid response service was available if necessary. Ms Smith said she had also... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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Oxford Mail
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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Bury Times
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
Bury Times / Posted 7 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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Gazette
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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guardian-series
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
guardian-series / Posted 7 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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Harrow Times
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
Harrow Times / Posted 8 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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This is West Country
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
This is West Country / Posted 8 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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Gazette News
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
Gazette News / Posted 8 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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Bolton News
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
Bolton News / Posted 8 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tories groan as MP tells shocking story of Universal Credit blunderRuth George told the story of her constituent, Fred, who was sent letters deman
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 hours ago
Ruth George told the story of her constituent, Fred, who was sent letters demanding he repay hundreds of pounds to the Department for Work and Pensions two years after coming off Universal Credit. The bills left him overdrawn and facing bank... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 8 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
May rejects calls to halt Universal Credit roll-out as helpline charges scrappedcharges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearin
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
charges of up to 55p a minute to call a helpline were to be scrapped. Appearing before a Commons committee, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke said the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month. But at Prime... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Weekly Digest No. 6(October 9-15). Race for Tbilisi - Kaladze continues presenting his priorities
Civil Georgia / Posted 8 hours ago
(October 9-15). Race for Tbilisi - Kaladze continues presenting his priorities; Udumashvili and Elisashvili name municipal department heads; Imedi TV hosts first TV debates; opposition flexes muscles before elections: On October 10, Imedi TV... Read more
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walesonline
I can't afford to watch TV - what life is like on universal creditUniversal Credit she had been told she had to look for a job on a daily basis d
walesonline / Posted 9 hours ago
Universal Credit she had been told she had to look for a job on a daily basis despite the state of her health. Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has insisted the Universal Credit system is effective and will help encourage people back to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Government will address pensions anomaly but only from 2020but were complicated by the fact that digital records of PRSI payments dated ba
The Irish Times / Posted 9 hours ago
but were complicated by the fact that digital records of PRSI payments dated back only to 1984. She said officials in her department were trawling through a huge amount of paper records from earlier years to assess the full extent of the... Read more
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International Business Times
Victory for Corbyn as government announces Universal Credit helpline will be free Credit hotline for benefit claimants will be scrapped in favour of a freephone
International Business Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Credit hotline for benefit claimants will be scrapped in favour of a freephone number. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David Gauke confirmed that phone lines for the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) will be free by the end of the... Read more
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Bolton News
Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone numberCharges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to b
Bolton News / Posted 10 hours ago
Charges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to be scrapped, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced. Mr Gauke told the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that the line would be switched to a... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Convincing people to look after their future selves with pensions is a huge comms challenge for DWP I can barely plan what I'm having for dinner tomorrow, let alone plan for 20
PRWeek UK / Posted 10 hours ago
I can barely plan what I'm having for dinner tomorrow, let alone plan for 20 or 30 years into the future. So when we consistently hear audience... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone numberCharges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to b
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 hours ago
Charges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to be scrapped, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced. Mr Gauke told the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that the line would be switched to a... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone numberCharges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to b
Croydon Guardian / Posted 10 hours ago
Charges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to be scrapped, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced. Mr Gauke told the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that the line would be switched to a... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone numberCharges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to b
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 10 hours ago
Charges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to be scrapped, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced. Mr Gauke told the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that the line would be switched to a... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone numberCharges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to b
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 hours ago
Charges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to be scrapped, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced. Mr Gauke told the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that the line would be switched to a... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone numberCharges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to b
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
Charges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to be scrapped, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced. Mr Gauke told the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that the line would be switched to a... Read more
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Northern Echo
'Pause roll out of Universal Credit,' say Labour MPs as foodbanks prepare for surge in demand from needytheir application up to date they risk being sanctioned and having benefits sus
Northern Echo / Posted 10 hours ago
their application up to date they risk being sanctioned and having benefits suspended. "I have met with managers of the Department of Works and Pensions in Peterlee, who assure me they have learned from roll-outs in adjacent areas. "But given... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone numberCharges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to b
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
Charges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to be scrapped, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced. Mr Gauke told the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that the line would be switched to a... Read more
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chroniclelive
Universal Credit hotline to be made FREE after U-turnHe told the House of Commons work and pensions committee that the line would be
chroniclelive / Posted 10 hours ago
He told the House of Commons work and pensions committee that the line would be switched to a freephone number over the next month, and that all department of work and pensions helplines would be free of charge by the end of the year.Read More The... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone numberCharges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to b
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
Charges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to be scrapped, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced. Mr Gauke told the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that the line would be switched to a... Read more
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Bury Times
Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone numberCharges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to b
Bury Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Charges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to be scrapped, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced. Mr Gauke told the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that the line would be switched to a... Read more
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Gazette
Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone numberCharges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to b
Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
Charges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to be scrapped, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced. Mr Gauke told the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that the line would be switched to a... Read more
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guardian-series
Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone numberCharges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to b
guardian-series / Posted 10 hours ago
Charges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to be scrapped, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced. Mr Gauke told the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that the line would be switched to a... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone numberCharges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to b
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
Charges of up to 55p a minute for calls to a Universal Credit helpline are to be scrapped, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced. Mr Gauke told the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that the line would be switched to a... Read more
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